NR 17-47 Suspect Arrested For Sexual Relationship With Student 

October 11, 2017 - 8:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 55-year-old Dodd Anthony Mitchell, of Cocoa, for having a sexual relationship with a student while he was employed as a teacher at Astronaut High School. The investigation was initiated last week after Sheriff’s agents received information detailing a sexual relationship between Mitchell and a former student that occurred between 2014 and 2016.

Mitchell was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit after a warrant was signed by Judge Roberts charging him with Sexual Battery of a person under 18 years of age while in custodial authority. Mitchell is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex with a bond of $250,000.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call Agent Tim Michalak of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Special Victims Unit, at 321-633-8419 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and the caller may remain anonymous.

For additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.